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>> it is 6:00 a.m. saturday, 4th july. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," deadly crash at least one person was killed in an accident on the boulevard. ♪ the philly pops kicked off holiday celebrations at independence mall, plus will mother nature cooperate with your plans for the 4th? the man with the answers meteorologist chris sowers joins us with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. you're saying no need to worry too much. >> reporter: it depends on what you're looking for. if you're looking for sunshine, no. let's go live on sky 6. it's not going to be bad out
there. it's going to -- it could be a holiday that could stinking hot temperatures in the 90s and lots of parades around, weather wise it's cool for july. high temperatures in the mid 70s, mid 60s north and west, this is easy to handle. quakertown, 65. tanersville, a comfortable 62. 70 in center city and 66 in saint davids. on the the other side of the delaware we go, glassboro 66. gandys beach, 69 anticipate smyrna, 71. with all the cloud cover and showers off to the west, temperature-wise we'll not go too much higher than the numbers we saw there. double scan live a few clusters of showers and rumps of thunder to the west, it's pushing toward the northeast away from the delaware valley. some of it down here may sneak into the region as the late morning hours wear on and we get into the first part of the
afternoon. storm tracker 6 live tracking the showers highest possibility is around lunchtime it tails off as we get closer to the evening hours and the fireworks plans you have later on. midday passing showers. otherwise, mostly cloudy, comfortable for july standards 76 degrees, a couple of showers that's about it. it's not going to be a wash, it's not going to be enough to ruin your plans your barbecues we'll be just fine. when i come back we'll talk about improving weather in the sunday forecast. that's ahead. >> people are celebrating on the parkway today hundreds of thousands will attend the festivities. independence mall will be crowded as we celebrate the anniversary of the signing of declaration of independence. our own annie mccormick got a taste of the celebration here in the city of philadelphia. >> reporter: people filled independence mall for pops on
independence. >> love it. enjoying it. beautiful. >> reporter: philly pops holiday concert featured broadway stars showing off their patriotic pipes and the new conductor leading a bill of american favorites. this is where it began for the u.s.a. >> i think it's cool to think we're here where they were to make us who we are today. >> reporter: a steady stream of visitors wrapped around independence hall, the stewart family came from canada. >> i wanted to show the kids a bit of different history than our own. i always wanted to come to philadelphia, it's a fantastic place. >> reporter: wawa welcome america festivities, the wawa block party. >> i love it, i'm here for the funnel cake. >> reporter: what would the block party be without food
representing our city's diverse theme. we ate our way through finishing with something american, of course. >> that's another good one if you like coconut. >> reporter: the only thing more american than spam is apple pie. >> reporter: city celebration continue to grow. crews worked into the night to put the final touches on the parkway stage big concert philadelphia is showing america how it's done. >> it's a big thing here in philadelphia, this is where it all started. we have to do it big for the fourth of july. >> this is my place right here, nobody does it like philly. >> reporter: it is estimated 700,000 people will head out into the city. plenty will be out here on the parkway for the party on the parkway and the concert and fireworks. reporting on annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> fireworks in ocean city at
10:00 p.m., and sea isle at 9:00. atlantic city lit up the sky last night at 9:30. "action news" found all types of of people browsing the boardwalk. >> you're a cowboy from new york. >> basically. >> i've never seen anybody like him up here, so it was a first. >> many folks are enjoying the rides, others are satisfying their appetite with a shore favorite are there pizza. the delaware beaches were crowded yesterday as people got an early start on their holiday weekend taking in the surf and the sand. the mile long boardwalk at rehoboth beach and the ocean were packed. everyone saying it made for a perfect beach day. >> we couldn't ask for a better day to come out and hang out. >> rehoboth beach will have their fireworks display tomorrow night at 9:15 between brooklyn
avenue and laurel street. several displays lit up the skies last night. "action news" stopped by several including this one at washington township high school. the patriotic spirit is alive in well in barrington, camden county. marchers wrapped themselves in red white and blue. uncle sam and the mummers made appearances. there were antique cars and military vehicles and fire trucks and more for the crowds to enjoy. our live coverage of the festivitying begins at 10:00 a.m. join matt o'donnell and tamala edwards as they host the freedom ceremony and the independence parade on 6abc. join in the jam on the parkway rick williams hosts along with karen rogers and adam joseph. the concert begins at 7:00 p.m. followed by the fireworks
display over the museum of art. whether you're on the parkway or grilling in the backyard, share your holiday weekend with us, use the #6abc sports on social media. we'll be showing it right here on 6abc. >> new this morning philadelphia police are investigating a deadly crash on the roosevelt boulevard it happened in the northbound inner lanes of the boulevard near adams avenue in the city's norwood section. police say that the driver of a car lost control at 3:00 a.m. and slammed into a tree. a driver and passenger were trapped inside, firefighters worked to free both victims. one person was announced the other taken to temple hospital in serious condition. overnight an "action news" viewer send -- sent us this video of a fire crash in camden county.
3 were inside the car on route 130. the car plowed into a traffic light and concrete barrier flipping over before crashing into a cemetary fence. motorists rushed to pull out the people and all three were hospitalized. the crash is under investigation. police are looking for who hit a man and woman along penns landing, a buickic -- buick hit them around 11:50 as they tried to cross the road. the driver fled on foot and has not been captured. a female passenger was caught running away. the victim 32-year-old male and 28-year-old female were taken to the jefferson university hospital. the fbi is investigating how the city of allentown does business. agents spent several hours seizing documents from city hall and questioning top officials
including the mayor who is running for senate. the city solicitor said agents collected records from several offices that date back to 2005. nobody has been subpoenaed to testified or told they are a target of the probe. in a statement yesterday the city said the contracting process is fair, open and honest and cooperating fully with the fbi. prosecutors in the corruption case against senator bob menendez want a judge to determine if some of the evidence in his trial should be when he would or restricted to possible national security concerns, they asked for a hearing on the matter. menendez was charged with conspiracy and bribery for allegedly accepting gifts from a florida doctor in exchange for political favors, both men pleaded not guilty. the power was out after a week in the storm infuriateing
residents in new jersey. board of public utilities will review atlantic city's response in the wake of the storm. a spokesperson said the company restored service to 100,000 customers within a day and 1600 workers in the field. there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning, which state shows the most pay treatism. a -- patriotism, a new poll may surprise you. half a road is missing after flash flooding in parts of the plain states. >> reporter: we're traveling a little bit of wet weather this morning, steadier stuff to the west, i'll let you know when it arrives and when it moves away in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast right after this.
flash flooding washedz -- washed away parts of the road in oklahoma. the rain came down in just a few hours stranding drivers. thankfully, everyone is okay. we were talking about a little bit of rain here. >> reporter: i'm glad we're to see we're not alone with all the rain we had last month. parts of the area picked up over a foot of rain during the month of june. we have more rain executived this afternoon just a couple of showers, but several more chances in the seven seven-day forecast.
the pattern remains unsettled as we look in cape may a cloudy picture, no sun glistening off the waves. we have a guy sitting on the lifeguard stand enjoying the view. storm tracker 6 live double scan, he is probably looking out across the water and seeing showers off the coast and a couple of more to the west in the western suburbs reading reporting a spritz and sprinkle. in the lehigh valley, not too terribly heavy. it's crossing over harrisburg, williamsport that area. it's pushing north. we don't have to worry about that. temperatures comfortable for july standards millville 68. philadelphia, 07. reading, 66. with the temperatures so low it's hard to feel the humidity. it's somewhat humid dewpoints in the 55, 56 degrees, with the
highs in the mid 70s it won't feel that bad out there. this is the last of it, we've had a series of small low pressure systems run a stalled out frontal system to the south each one bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the duration of the week. we've had a a couple of those slide through. this is the last. future tracker 6 showing clouds this morning spritz or sprinkle, brief passing shower. this afternoon you can see how the shield of moisture falls apart as it approaches the viewing area. nothing more than a shower this afternoon. in the evening hours clouds break up a little bit, you will see stars out there the weather should be okay for the fireworks. thing tomorrow we get into a little bit of patchy fog otherwise it's combination of sun and clouds, and warmer temperatures. for the poconos, only 65 degrees, there will be showers around from time to time looking much better and brighter for sunday, sunny and warmer,
high of 77 which is below average for this time of the year. jersey shore not a good beach day. lots of clouds you'll not be soaking in the sun, a couple of passing showers, not a bad day for the boards. brigantine 74. sea isle, 75 degrees, winds out of the north at 15 miles per hour. water temperature 75 degrees off the coast in fortescue. reading, 71. allentown, 70. mostly cloudy, forecast calls for showers this afternoon but it's not going to be a wash, wilmington, 72 trenton 72, cape may 75. a lot of you will stay dry. concert and fireworks patchy fog, it will be dry 73 degrees by 7:00. 11:00. 68 degrees, with lowering humidity levels, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast the return of sunshine for sunday warmer, 85 degrees,
that's below average spotty thunderstorms possible for monday, 87. same thing for tuesday and wednesday, actually, we get into that unsettled pattern again where it turns warmer, more humid you have to watch out for the spotty hit or miss shower thunderstorm during the late afternoon hours neither day is a wash, friday, mostly cloudy and 85 degrees, the morning parades look okay, maybe a little damp, passing shower, afternoon barbecues look okay, passing shower. evening fireworks look okay, a little bit of cloud cover that's about it. >> the evening one is the big one. >> reporter: and it should be okay. >> a five thousand mile voyage is over for an experimental solar powered plane the solar impulse solar ii passed the test anne landed in hawaii. the goal is to fly the plane around the world without a single drop of fuel.
celebrate this fourth of july. there are important reminder about safety. the consumer product safety commission recommends the utmost caution around fireworks. injuries were reported last year, due to bottle rockets. have a bucket of water or hose nearby and lighting fireworks one at a time before moving away. never try to relight malfunctioning fireworks. this fourth of july holiday you may be wondering which states are the most patriotic? you may be surprised to learn that the states in our area don't rank very high. delaware is at number 21, pennsylvania at 41 and new jersey at 49th. the top five were virginia, washington colorado, idaho and alaska. of. the summer travel season is kicking into high gear. "action news" spoke with a screener for the transportation
security administration, at philadelphia international airport. she said. >> when you go through, make sure you have your property because it's hard to retrieve it after it's lost. >> the most forgotten item is laptops. she recommends if you have any medication to bring put it in your carry on. tsa has a new app with what you can bring on your flight. it allows to check are your flight status and get a look at security checkpoint wait time.
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showers working off the coast steadier stuff to the west across state college and harrisburg. the good news, this cluster here is actually pushing off to the northeast. that will won't hit us, this down through here, western portions of maryland and west virginia that will slide east over the next several hours that will get in here during the first part of the afternoon. going hour by hour, which you can expect which would be late morning into the first part of the afternoon. for the city, areas of showers 76 degrees normally we should be ten or 11 degrees warmer. it's a nice cool day. in the poconos 60s and passing showers 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. those are the best chance of seeing the showers pull through. afterwards we start to dry beforehand we are cloudy and cool. not a bad day, but a chance of showers from time to time. eva. >> thanks, chris.
in sports, the sacramento kings have agreed to trade young guard to the sixers, we'll learn what the sixers gave up next week when the nba approves the deal, ducis rogers has more on the trade and the slumping phillies. >> reporter: good morning, there are two ways to look at the phillies ten game road trip. they can use a change of scenery on the flip side they have the worst road record in baseball. phillies fall behind early. a solo homer in the second inning the braves lead 1-0. hernandez singled to tie the game at one. but morgan is the victim ever the long ball in the 7th inning. phillies lose 2-1. they have dropped 5 straight
games. sixers bigman bead may not be healthy but that doesn't mean he can't dream. the possibilities of endless. assistant coach will coach the summer league team, he was asked about a future with them. >> i would be lying if i said no, i think everyone does, when you see those two guys, you remember how young they are and how bright the future could be. >> good spirits. he is excited i'm here and i am excited to be here. >> reporter: mount laurel native is coming home. 7 rebounds per game for his career. he leaves one struggling team for another but optimistic about the future. >> they are in rebuilding mode, you know they are not looked upon as a top team, but if
you're a team that is on the rise the only way to go is up. so it's definitely a good opportunities for me, and new chapter. finally this morning gloves are helpful on the baseball diamond. they are not required. minor league baseball, the short stop take a look at this. he tracked down a pop up in short left and makes a fair handed camp. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers, have yourself a safe holiday weekend.
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4 inches of rain. nothing close to that, just a couple of passing showers. as you look live the battleship new jersey, you can see how still it is not a ripple on the river this morning. very, very quiet. trenton, 66. allentown, 68. cool in the poconos almost chilly, 62. wilmington, 70. dover, 72. here's it is blob that eva was talking about, that is pushing toward the northeast working its way into upstate new york. that will not affect the delaware valley. we're watching the southern half of the line that is starting to form. there could showers that pass over the appalachians this morning, and hold together long enough to get into the delaware valley late morning into the first part of the afternoon. all they would be at best is passing showers the golf forecast if you have a tee time, lots of clouds, a shower is possible. not a wash. 70 degrees by 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 74. for the boating forecast down the shore, lots of clouds on the
oceanfront. >> reporter: showers around seas buildings 2 to 4 feet. winds out of the north 10 to 20 miles per hour. >> the fourth of july weekend is off an running across the delaware and lehigh valleys. fireworks displays were held in many communities last night as people enjoyed the long holiday weekend and declaration of independence. for many that means spending time with family and friends along the jersey shore. sky6 live hd looking live at cape may, you can see fishermen out there early this morning. the beaches and boorpd -- boardwalks will be packed all weekend long. >> reporter: the sky over the jersey shore lit up as the fourth of july weekend kicked off with a bang. there was more than fireworks over the sky in wildwood. however, we found vacationers posing for selfies and packing the boardwalk these girls came
from philly over the weekend. what's your favorite thing to do? >> go on the rides water park, eat. >> reporter: if people watching is your thing you know what to expect in wildwood. you're a cowboy? >> it was a first. >> reporter: in ocean city, it was a first vacation for caleb foster of glenside, pennsylvania, he couldn't enjoy the seafood feast but his relatives did some coming from as far as colorado. >> ocean city is a special place for our family we come every year and we enjoy being together as a family. >> some could barely contain their excitement. >> hi everybody. >> reporter: on the boardwalk teens jammed and restaurant were slammed. at people -- at this restaurant
they enjoyed the crowds after a tough summer. >> it's great to be at atlantic city boardwalk watching the fireworks on the fourth of july. >> reporter: and if you didn't get a chance to see last night's fireworks you can camp them tonight in atlantic city, weather permitting. >> thousands of people from near and far are philadelphia orchestraing to philadelphia for the fourth. the wawa welcome america festival started last saturday. yesterday people filled independence mall for the liberty block party. philly pops held their annual concert. one family came all the way from canada. >> i wanted to show the kids a bit of different history than our own what a better place to come, i always wanted to come to philly.
what a fantastic place. 700,000 people are expected to attends the main event. as a part partner to the wawa welcome america celebration "action news" was able to get up close to the fireworks. the choreography took a year to plan, the payoff will be 15 minutes of fireworks. fireworks lit up the skies over wissahickon high school on easton road. hundreds enjoyed the carnival rides, games and food. our coverage begins at 10:00 a.m., join tamala edwards and matt o'donnell as they host the celebration of freedom ceremony and the independence day parade on 6abc. for the jam on the parkway
rick williams and cesily tynan host along with karen rogers and adam joseph. followed by the fireworks display over the museum of art. 6abc.com will be a helpful resource for you this weekend. you can find the hourly forecast and maps of the current traffic conditions on area roads before you get in the car. we have posted a full list ever wawa welcome america festivities and fireworks displays in communities across the tri-state area. there's been a fireworks accident in colorado that sent nearly a dozen people to the hospital.>> this is new video of the commotion during the fireworks mishap last night. some of them misfired and shot into the crowd. nine people were sent to the hospital. they were treated and released.
"good morning america" will have more on the story at 8:00. as fourth of july celebration get underway, law enforcement around the nation will be on heightened alert. they are ramping up security and urging caution because of the increased concern of terror attacks. new york city is ratcheting up police presence on the ground air and water. los angeles called today the highest terror alert since 9/11. the fear is mostly over attacks by lone wolves. people in america radicalized and inspired by isis propaganda. philadelphia is expecting 700 million people to celebrate independence -- # -- seven hundred thousand people to celebrate. fbi has issued advisories to 18,000 law enforcement agencies
after three attacks last month. officials are insuring tourists it's safe to come out. >> yes there's been chatter there's something you heard all over the country. but there's no specific threat anywhere that we're aware of right now in the county. >> organizers are asking visitors not to bring big coolers or cooking equipment nothing larger than a bread basket as they may be subject to security checks. philadelphia police began questioning a man about an injured baby, the 5-month-old showed signs of being assaulted. the baby was taken from this apartment buildings in northeast philadelphia. the baby is stable at st. christopher's hospital. police have not said who they questioned or if a crime was committed. in north philadelphia, police are investigating a double shooting that happened
around 12:30 around germantown and erie avenues in fronted of max' steaks. two men were rushed to temple university hospital, one in critical condition, the other in serious condition. police have no suspects or motives in that shooting. the u.s. marshals have caught this manner, 21-year-old -- this man 21-year-old victor bennett was wanted for shooting at a camden police officer. he was tracked to haddon avenue in collingswood. bennett was armed with a handgun, being held on $1 million bail. officer prince reid is out of the hospital and recovering this holiday weekend. a vote to expand casino gambling throughout new jersey is looking less likely this fall. lawmakers say this is almost no chance of having a referendum on the ballot. in order to do so, a bill must be passed by august 3. lawmakers say there's no
concensus on the issue and the kind of intense effort to get a ballot question approved is just not happening. looking for a do it yourself project this holiday weekend? the designers at the live well show show you how to create a great area. police look for baby flamingo at a florida park, police believe they were stolen. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues in just a moment.
>> parts of tennessee are under water and bracing for more bad weather. this is what it looked like in cookville. days of heavy rain triggered flash flooding, homes and vehicles surrounded by high water, the area could see another inch or two of rain today. makes you stop and keep yourself from whining about the little tiny bit of rain we're seeing. >> reporter: it's kind of funny the dramatic change in this pattern, we went from dry and everybody east of the mississippi has had too much rain and we're seeing flooding scenes in cookville tennessee. there will be showers and dodging rain drops from time to time, but it shouldn't be enough
to ruin your plans. here's the view at philadelphia international airport. runways are dry, but it's cloudy 70 degrees, dewpoint, 66. just the slightest breeze out of the east-northeast at 6 miles per hour. atlantic city, 71. the dewpoint, 69. winds picking up out of the east at 15 miles per hour. water temperature, sitting at 73. it's the temperature in sea isle city this morning, there's the 70. allentown, 68. the poconos 62. here's satellite and radar a big cluster of moisture across central pennsylvania, that won't effect us this afternoon that's pushing northward toward up state new york, we have a cluster off the coast that won't affect the area either. that will work out to sea. we're worried about this shower activity pushing across the mountains this morning it could hold together long enough, excuse me, to get in here later this afternoon. but, again it shouldn't amount to all that move. here's the showers today.
tomorrow high pressure settles in. tomorrow looks better. the low pressure riding this frontal boundary, tomorrow, conditions dry out and sunny and temperatures in the 80s. let's time it out for you lots of clouds throughout the day there will be spritzes and sprinkles, and patchy drizzle. there's a huge parade in pitman, new jersey and other places, it will be cloudy and maybe mists from time to time. that's about it. later this afternoon watch what happens to this, this looks threatening, as it charges east it washes out. maybe we see showers around 2:00, 3:00 p.m. from it that's about it. during the evening hours sky brighten up a little bit before the sun sets. overnight tonight we start to clear. tomorrow, sun and clouds, nice breeze out of the southwest and warmer temperatures in the mid 80s. cloudy and cool for july's standards.
highs in the mid 70s. maybe a few showers around. between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and # p.m. and drying by evening. the poconos getting a nice shot of rain this morning. chilly up there this afternoon 65 degrees a few passing showers, sunday, sunny and warmer. 77 degrees. the jersey shore a lot of cloud cover down there passing showers, atlantic city 74. ocean city, 75. cape may 75. mid 70s for the delaware beaches. ocean temperatures in the mid 70s. it's going going to be a wash. just enough activity to be annoying from time to time. mostly cloudy, passing showers partly cloudy overnight tonight 56 degrees outlying suburbs, 62 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sunshine returns for sunday, warmer 85 degrees, sunday is a nice day. monday, spotty thunderstorms 87. same thing for tuesday, what i am by spotty, if you look at the size of our viewing area which stretches from the poconos to
central delaware from lancaster to the jersey shore maybe a few areas pick up a passing thunderstorm during the afternoon. that's about it. same thing for wednesday thursday and friday look okay with the temperatures in the mid 80s. not too bad just dodging a few rain drops. >> not too hot. >> reporter: that nice little mist that feels good. >> hopefully it dries out quickly. someone is on the run with 45 stolen flamingo chicks. they were swiped from a racetrack in hileah florida. the thief when caught will face a trespass charge.
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700,000 people checked in the city. many will be on the parkway i'm sure penns landing will be busy, as well. 70 degrees, 6:50. the holiday weekend is off to a start for hollywood there's the return of magic mike and the terminator and we get a look at the life of amy winehouse. here's matt o'donnell with a preview. >> reporter: ready or not magic mike is back. what's up, magic mike xxl summer hit about male strippers from florida. >> it's been three years and the remaining kings of tampa are read to throw in the towel -- ready to throw in the towel, but they want one last time. they call mike out of retirement and head to a stripper convention in myrtle beach
south carolina with the promise of outrageous fun. terminator genesis is the 5th in the series that stars arnold schwarzenegger as a cyborg. this film takes a different approach to the terminator time line. we find sara connor orphaned and being raised and trained by a terminator. and kyle reef is sent back in time from the future once again but an unexpected turn of events creates an altered time line and reid finds himself on a new mission to reset the future. amy is documentary about the life and singer of amy
winehouse who was foretelling before fame hit. >> i don't think around for long. i don't think i could handle it. >> reporter: the documentary tells the incredible story of the 6-time grammy winner in her own words. it features archived footage and unheard tracks, it shows life, music and career and troubled rips and downfall with drug and alcohol addiction that led to her death at the age of 27. >> i would go mad. >> reporter: we hope your fourth of july weekend is all red white and blue, i'm matt o'donnell, channel 6 "action news."
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 6:54 saturday morning we'll take a quick look at satellite 6 and action radar. we have a stalled out frontal boundary here to the south one across west virginia and the other working out to sea. this area of low pressure will bring clouds and spritz or sprinkle. we have high pressure buildings in from the north across the great lakes. sunday promises to be better this will be bumped out to sea. places like chitown and bismarck, 60s here and 70s across chicagoland. we'll have clouds out there we'll have showers from time to time. 72 by lunchtime. 3:00 p.m., 75. the steadiest activity is expected to arrive between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. i want to stress that the
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>> good morning, it is 7:00 a.m. on this saturday, the fourth of july, here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," new overnight deadly crash a person was killed in an accident on the roosevelt boulevard. ♪ the philly pops kicked off the holiday celebrations at independence mall, plus will mother nature cooperate for your plans for the fourth? meteorologist chris sowers is outside looking at the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: sort of. again, if you're someone down the shore and lay on the beach and work 0 on your tan this is not a good day for that. even with that said, it's not going to be a washout today just a couple of passing showers. temperature-wise it will not be warm either, 70 in philadelphia. wilmington, 70. we're going up four or fiv